Social media services Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp have been hit by an outage today Monday the 4th of October, 2021 for several hours
All three services are owned by Facebook and could not be accessed over the web or smartphone apps.
Downdetector, which tracks outages, logged tens of thousands of outage reports for all three platforms from around the world.
Facebook’s chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer has tweeted his “sincere apologies” to those affected.
“We are experiencing networking issues and teams are working as fast as possible to debug and restore as fast as possible,” he wrote.